Logger rescued in Derby thanks to neighbor’s quick actions

DERBY — A logger who injured himself in the woods was rescued thanks to the quick actions of a neighbor who noticed the man’s truck and horse trailer were still parked off Derby Pond

Medicare Cost Shifting: The Next Big Worry for Seniors

By David W. Thompson Seniors can breathe a little easier now that Social Security benefit cuts are no longer part of this year’s Federal Budget debate. But, the other shoe hasn’t dropped in Washington

Fiddler Richard Wood to light up the stage at the Haskell Opera House on Sunday

DERBY LINE — Richard Wood and Gordon Belsher have lit up a lot of stages, from Carnegie Hall with the Chieftains, to David Letterman with Shania Twain, and on Sunday, they will be performing

Neighborhood workshop on Lake Memphremagog spreads knowledge and blueberry bushes

NEWPORT — On a recent beautiful fall morning, neighbors on Derby Bay gathered by Lake Memphremagog to learn about the importance of shoreland buffers. Dr. Perry Thomas, professor of aquatic biology at CCV, spoke

The wait is over: Wait Until Dark opens at the Haskell

DERBY LINE — Wait Until Dark, the suspenseful thriller that ends QNEK’s 21st Mainstage season at the Haskell Opera House in Derby Line, finished up its first run of shows over the weekend. The

Record season for Vermont tourism

NEWPORT – Great weather, targeted advertising, and more than $300,000 focused on the fall season alone, prompted a strong summer and foliage tourism season in Vermont. More than 4 million people visited Vermont this

Northeast Kingdom Farm-to-School Conference

NEWPORT — The Northeast Kingdom Farm-to-School Conference is taking place on November 5, in Craftsbury. The conference will be exploring ways Farm to School Programs can celebrate, grow, and thrive. The conference is ideal

Nancy Hill of Greensboro elected to Vermont Historical Society Board

GREENSBORO — The Vermont Historical Society elected Nancy Hill of Greensboro for a three-year term on its Board of Trustees at the organization’s annual meeting on September 27. Nancy is a native of Greensboro

Local on-farm community meals planned

NEWPORT — Free to the public and kids are welcome, so what better way to share in the Fall harvest then at one of several on-farm community meals. This fall, the Lunchbox, as part

Tragic death on bike path in Derby

DERBY — Authorities believe that cardiac arrest was the cause of the tragic death of a 33-year-old man from Beebe Plain, who passed away yesterday after collapsing on the bike path in Derby. Police

Home burglarized on Tarbox Hill Road in Orleans

ORLEANS — A 78-year-old man from Orleans had $150 cash stolen from him on Thursday, after someone broke inside his home located on Tarbox Hill Road. Police are reporting that Paul Montague was the

Valesquez sentenced to 5 month prison term in Canada

NEWPORT – The 31-year-old woman from Newport who led police on an international chase after allegedly attempting to break into the Derby Corner Mini Mart, has quickly been sentenced in a Sherbrooke court for

Metal bar falls off truck, crashes through driver’s window

BARTON — A 42-year-old man from Barton was transported to the hospital after his car was struck by a metal bar that fell off of a tractor trailer on Vermont Route 16 in Greensboro.

Free season passes at Jay Peak for active-duty military and their families

JAY — Jay Peak is expanding its military free skiing offerings. This winter any Vermont resident with a current and valid military ID, along with their immediate family members, will be eligible to receive